CHAPEL HILL


5/21/2015 5:13am

Obey Creek development divides Chapel Hill community members

The possible advantages and disadvantages to the proposed Obey Creek development range from more affordable housing options to increased traffic and backlog.  Residents expressed a diverse range of opinions about the proposed 1.6 million square foot development at a Chapel Hill town council public hearing Monday.

5/15/2015 5:06pm

FRANK's 5th Annual Members' Spotlight 

On View Near You for May 15

Ackland Art Museum is currently showing one of their most exciting acquisitions in recent memory, said Director of Communications Emily Bowles.


5/14/2015 4:10am

Mick Mixon & The Franklin Street Band perform in front of the Carolina Inn as a part of the Fridays on the Front Porch concert series. 

Fridays on the Front Porch tradition evolves

The popular community event Fridays on the Front Porch didn’t always have food trucks lining the streets or families covering the lawn. The event, now considered a Chapel Hill tradition, had humble beginnings. 


3/25/2015 12:39am

Landlords: the town’s new Northside initiative is futile

Town officials and advocacy organizations are using a $3 million loan from the University to help long-term, low-income residents find homes in the Northside neighborhood — but some landlords say the market has already shifted to better suit student renters.


3/16/2015 1:43am

UNC gives $3 Million loan to Northside

The University is providing a $3 million no-interest loan to help with the acquisition and resale of properties in the historically black, low-income Northside neighborhood, which has largely become home to college students in rental homes.